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Studying abroad throws students into an unknown country to learn and grow. Individuals’ experiences can be that of good and bad and many factors go into the decision.
Advice columns are boring. I get it.

It’s usually some out-of-touch Martha Stewart-type trying to solve strangers’ relationship problems with anecdotes and cozy cups of Earl Grey which, for me, is an easy “nu-uh.”
The 6-mile mid-city stretch known as Summer Avenue has been the home to hundreds of local shops and restaurants over the years.
Each year, hundreds of thousands of people enroll in college for the first time. Whether it’s a two-year or a four-year, in or out of state, or private or public, students pick a program that caters to them specifically.
The construction of the Scheidt Family Performing Arts Center is nearly complete with a grand opening scheduled for the upcoming fall semester. The $40 million building is set to dramatically change the music community on campus and around Memphis.
With graduation on the horizon, editor-in-chief Lucas Finton reflects on his time at the University of Memphis and the Daily Helmsman for one last time.
Tiger Patrol, the student-led personal es**rt service intended to offer students on campus a free and safe ride to their vehicle or class during the nighttime hours, has seen a notable drop in participation over the last two years.
TikTok has steadily risen in popularity over the last few years, but is the social media platform pushing graphic content to its users?
It’s safe to say the Tigers’ 2022 softball season has not gone as well as hoped. As of April 24, at the end of the team’s three games series against Wichita State, the Tigers hold a losing record of 16-32, and have gone 2-13 in conference play.
As the end of the semester and exam week approaches, it brings with it a slew of new fears and anxieties for all students.
There is no shortage of Black artists in the city of Memphis, but there are a limited number of opportunities that allow these artists a platform to display their work.
The top transfer in the portal announced his decision Friday evening, and he will be a Memphis Tiger. Yes, you read that correctly. Kendric Davis will don Tiger Blue next season.

The Daily Helmsman is the independent student newspaper at the University of Memphis. Located in room 210 of the Meeman Journalism Building on The University of Memphis campus, The Daily Helmsman was first published November 2, 1931 as The Tiger Rag.

Nearly 80 years and a name change later, the student newspaper is solely funded by its advertising revenue, making it both fiscally and editorially independent. The student journalists are responsible for all content under the direction of the student editor-in-chief. The paper circulates 6,500 free copies Tuesday through Friday each publishing day during the regular academic year to multiple dist

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The Many Angles of the Study Abroad Experience 04/29/2022

The Many Angles of the Study Abroad Experience

Studying abroad throws students into an unknown country to learn and grow. Individuals’ experiences can be that of good and bad and many factors go into the decision.

The Many Angles of the Study Abroad Experience Studying abroad throws students into an unknown country to learn and grow. Individuals’ experiences can be that of good and bad. There are many reasons students may choose to go

And one last thing... 04/29/2022

And one last thing...

Advice columns are boring. I get it.

It’s usually some out-of-touch Martha Stewart-type trying to solve strangers’ relationship problems with anecdotes and cozy cups of Earl Grey which, for me, is an easy “nu-uh.”

And one last thing... Advice columns are boring. I get it.

Summer Avenue has slowly become a melting pot of Memphians 04/28/2022

Summer Avenue has slowly become a melting pot of Memphians

The 6-mile mid-city stretch known as Summer Avenue has been the home to hundreds of local shops and restaurants over the years.

Summer Avenue has slowly become a melting pot of Memphians The 6-mile mid-city stretch known as Summer Avenue has been the home to hundreds of local shops and restaurants over the years. In 1952, the first Holiday Inn in the

Why is social media impacting Black students at PWIs college experience? 04/28/2022

Why is social media impacting Black students at PWIs college experience?

Each year, hundreds of thousands of people enroll in college for the first time. Whether it’s a two-year or a four-year, in or out of state, or private or public, students pick a program that caters to them specifically.

Why is social media impacting Black students at PWIs college experience? Each year, hundreds of thousands of people enroll in college for the first time. Whether it’s a two-year or a four-year, in or out of state, or private or public,

As construction ends, a new project begins at the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music 04/27/2022

As construction ends, a new project begins at the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music

The construction of the Scheidt Family Performing Arts Center is nearly complete with a grand opening scheduled for the upcoming fall semester. The $40 million building is set to dramatically change the music community on campus and around Memphis.

As construction ends, a new project begins at the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music The construction of the Scheidt Family Performing Arts Center is nearly complete with a grand opening scheduled for the upcoming fall semester. The $40 million building is set to dramatically

One last time from the editor’s desk 04/27/2022

One last time from the editor’s desk

With graduation on the horizon, editor-in-chief Lucas Finton reflects on his time at the University of Memphis and the Daily Helmsman for one last time.

One last time from the editor’s desk When I first arrived at the University of Memphis, I don’t think I would’ve believed my future self explaining my current life. I’m so drastically different than the suave, successful

Tiger Patrol Program Sees Record Low Student Participation 04/26/2022

Tiger Patrol Program Sees Record Low Student Participation

Tiger Patrol, the student-led personal escort service intended to offer students on campus a free and safe ride to their vehicle or class during the nighttime hours, has seen a notable drop in participation over the last two years.

Tiger Patrol Program Sees Record Low Student Participation Tiger Patrol, the student-led personal escort service intended to offer students on campus a free and safe ride to their vehicle or class during the nighttime hours, has seen a

Does TikTok push graphic content onto its users? 04/26/2022

Does TikTok push graphic content onto its users?

TikTok has steadily risen in popularity over the last few years, but is the social media platform pushing graphic content to its users?

Does TikTok push graphic content onto its users? TikTok has steadily risen in popularity over the last few years and many with an account have heard the claims or seen the videos of content creators complaining of their

A rough Tiger softball season nears its end, but the path to improvement is clear 04/25/2022

A rough Tiger softball season nears its end, but the path to improvement is clear

It’s safe to say the Tigers’ 2022 softball season has not gone as well as hoped. As of April 24, at the end of the team’s three games series against Wichita State, the Tigers hold a losing record of 16-32, and have gone 2-13 in conference play.

A rough Tiger softball season nears its end, but the path to improvement is clear It’s safe to say the Tigers’ 2022 softball season has not gone as well as hoped. As of April 24, at the end of the team’s three games series against

How mental health services are failing minorities 04/25/2022

How mental health services are failing minorities

As the end of the semester and exam week approaches, it brings with it a slew of new fears and anxieties for all students.

How mental health services are failing minorities As the end of the semester and exam week approaches, it brings with it a slew of new fears and anxieties for all students. Some are dealing with the stress

Setting the TONE: Orange Mound’s local art group focuses on Black artistry 04/25/2022

Setting the TONE: Orange Mound’s local art group focuses on Black artistry

There is no shortage of Black artists in the city of Memphis, but there are a limited number of opportunities that allow these artists a platform to display their work.

Setting the TONE: Orange Mound’s local art group focuses on Black artistry There is no shortage of Black artists in the city of Memphis, but there are a limited number of opportunities that allow these artists a platform to display their work.

Kendric Davis, the top transfer in the portal, will be a Tiger 04/25/2022

Kendric Davis, the top transfer in the portal, will be a Tiger

The top transfer in the portal announced his decision Friday evening, and he will be a Memphis Tiger. Yes, you read that correctly. Kendric Davis will don Tiger Blue next season.

Kendric Davis, the top transfer in the portal, will be a Tiger The top transfer in the portal announced his decision Friday evening, and he will be a Memphis Tiger. Yes, you read that correctly. Kendric Davis will don Tiger Blue next

Van Gogh comes to the home of the King 04/19/2022

Van Gogh comes to the home of the King

One of the most famous painters in history, Vincent Van Gogh, has come to Memphis through the opening of a new exhibit at the Graceland Exhibition Center.

Van Gogh comes to the home of the King One of the most famous painters in history, Vincent Van Gogh, has come to Memphis through the opening of a new exhibit at the Graceland Exhibition Center. Although none of

Memphis Tigers' Calvin Austin III conquers adversity at NFL draft 04/08/2022

Memphis Tigers' Calvin Austin III conquers adversity at NFL draft

At some point, an athlete has battled adversity in his or her career. University of Memphis Wide Receiver Calvin Austin III conquered adversity his senior year of high school up until now as he’s set to prepare for the NFL Draft.

Memphis Tigers' Calvin Austin III conquers adversity at NFL draft At some point, an athlete has battled adversity in his or her career. University of Memphis Wide Receiver Calvin Austin III conquered adversity his senior year of high school up

Students in LLC frustrated by frequent fire alarms 04/06/2022

Students in LLC frustrated by frequent fire alarms

Students who live at the Living Learning Complex have frequently been forced to evacuate outside due to the residence hall’s fire alarm going off.

Students in LLC frustrated by frequent fire alarms Students who live at the Living Learning Complex have frequently been forced to evacuate outside due to the residence hall’s fire alarm going off.

U of M student body elects first female duo for president and VP 04/05/2022

U of M student body elects first female duo for president and VP

The Student Government Association named the new leaders for the 2022-2023 school year. After a week of campaigning, Logan Albert, SGA election commissioner, presented the results outside the University Center Friday.

U of M student body elects first female duo for president and VP The Student Government Association named the new leaders for the 2022-2023 school year. After a week of campaigning, Logan Albert, SGA election commissioner, presented the results outside the University Center

U of M graduates seek to provide Memphians with fresh produce through new business venture 04/04/2022

U of M graduates seek to provide Memphians with fresh produce through new business venture

The Black MajesTEA Co-op (BMT) is a Memphis-based nonprofit organization that began operations Jan. 28 of this year. The group's goal is to make buying produce a manageable and sustainable option for Memphians located in food deserts.

U of M graduates seek to provide Memphians with fresh produce through new business venture The Black MajesTEA Co-op (BMT) is a Memphis-based nonprofit organization that began operations Jan. 28 of this year. The group's goal is to make buying produce a manageable and sustainable

Students with disabilities find campus hard to navigate, but find DRS assistance helpful 04/01/2022

Students with disabilities find campus hard to navigate, but find DRS assistance helpful

As an institution that prides itself on commitment to diversity and inclusion, the University of Memphis runs several offices and programs that are meant to serve and support different student communities and demographics.

Students with disabilities find campus hard to navigate, but find DRS assistance helpful As an institution that prides itself on commitment to diversity and inclusion, the University of Memphis runs several offices and programs that are meant to serve and support different student

To Walk, or Not to Walk? A question some seniors are asking with commencement approaching 03/30/2022

To Walk, or Not to Walk? A question some seniors are asking with commencement approaching

The University of Memphis’ 2022 spring commencement ceremony is right around the corner. Around this time of year, graduating students must make the decision whether or not to participate in the commencement ceremony.

To Walk, or Not to Walk? A question some seniors are asking with commencement approaching The University of Memphis’ 2022 spring commencement ceremony is right around the corner. Around this time of year, graduating students must make the decision whether or not to participate in

U of M alumni create NIL Fund for athletes, partnering them with charities 03/29/2022

U of M alumni create NIL Fund for athletes, partnering them with charities

As the application of the NCAA’s new name, image and likeness (NIL) policies become more prevalent, some athletes at the University of Memphis will have expanded opportunities with the creation of a fund that will connect them with charities.

U of M alumni create NIL Fund for athletes, partnering them with charities As the application of the NCAA’s new name, image and likeness (NIL) policies become more prevalent, some athletes at the University of Memphis will have expanded opportunities with the creation

University of Memphis theatre building to be named 03/29/2022

University of Memphis theatre building to be named

The Theatre Building, home to the Department of Theatre & Dance at the University of Memphis, will have an official name by next year, by way of donor James A. Humphreys.

University of Memphis theatre building to be named The Theatre Building, home to the Department of Theatre & Dance at the University of Memphis, will have an official name by next year, by way of donor James A.

U of M SGA presidential candidates debate as election nears 03/26/2022

U of M SGA presidential candidates debate as election nears

The Student Government Association hosted its first, and only, debate Wednesday for this year’s election.

U of M SGA presidential candidates debate as election nears The Student Government Association hosted its first, and only, debate Wednesday for this year’s election.

Podcast: The Helmsman Review 03/26/2022 03/26/2022

Podcast: The Helmsman Review 03/26/2022

Another Saturday means @jhallmemphis and @dev_jermaine are bringing you two of our biggest stories from the week.

Podcast: The Helmsman Review 03/26/2022 Suicide prevention research center to be created in President Rudd's honor // By Jacob Wilt & Reported by Devin Clark (0:31) Nenon stepping down as U of M provost, Dean

Tennessee Bone Marrow Foundation to host TacoFest to raise money for families in financial need 03/25/2022

Tennessee Bone Marrow Foundation to host TacoFest to raise money for families in financial need

The Tennessee Bone Marrow Foundation is inviting the Memphis community to its Tequila and TacoFest Saturday at 66 N.Main from. The event is from 2 - 6 p.m. with proceeds going to families in need of financial support for surgical transplants.

Tennessee Bone Marrow Foundation to host TacoFest to raise money for families in financial need The Tennessee Bone Marrow Foundation is inviting the Memphis community to its Tequila and TacoFest Saturday at 66 N.Main from. The event is from 2 - 6 p.m. with proceeds

Seniors Reveal Their True Feelings Ahead of Graduation 03/25/2022

Seniors Reveal Their True Feelings Ahead of Graduation

Graduating college is the ultimate goal for many students as soon as they select their school of choice. It is the last step, for some, before adjusting to permanent adulthood.

Seniors Reveal Their True Feelings Ahead of Graduation Graduating college is the ultimate goal for many students as soon as they select their school of choice. It is the last step, for some, before adjusting to permanent adulthood.

Lamba Theta Alpha celebrates charter day 03/24/2022

Lamba Theta Alpha celebrates charter day

The Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. Epsilon Omega celebrated the chapter’s ninth year of being at the University of Memphis March 16.

Lamba Theta Alpha celebrates charter day The Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. Epsilon Omega celebrated the chapter’s ninth year of being at the University of Memphis March 16. In the Greek life world, “charter day”

Memphis Animal Services gets creative in hopes of more adopters, fosters and volunteers 03/24/2022

Memphis Animal Services gets creative in hopes of more adopters, fosters and volunteers

Memphis Animal Services is the municipal animal control and sheltering agency for the city of Memphis. Pets in MAS’ jurisdiction are never denied assistance regardless of breed, temperament, or medical condition.

Memphis Animal Services gets creative in hopes of more adopters, fosters and volunteers With kennels constantly filling and space running thin, Memphis Animal Services has been forced to get creative with their outreach with the goal of having more animals adopted or fostered.

Student choreographers bringing their new works to the annual dance showcase 03/23/2022

Student choreographers bringing their new works to the annual dance showcase

The University of Memphis dance program is premiering its annual showcase on March 25 and March 26 in collaboration with the theatre department.

Student choreographers bringing their new works to the annual dance showcase The University of Memphis dance program is premiering its annual showcase on March 25 and March 26 in collaboration with the theatre department.

Restaurants around Memphis struggle with staffing shortages 03/23/2022

Restaurants around Memphis struggle with staffing shortages

Despite a potentially winding down pandemic, restuarants around Memphis are struggling with staffing shortages.

Restaurants around Memphis struggle with staffing shortages Click here to view this video from dailyhelmsman.com.

Suicide prevention research center to be created in President Rudd's honor 03/22/2022

Suicide prevention research center to be created in President Rudd's honor

A new research center on campus will be named in honor of outgoing University of Memphis president Dr. David Rudd.

Suicide prevention research center to be created in President Rudd's honor A new research center on campus will be named in honor of outgoing University of Memphis president Dr. David Rudd.

Driven by his own disability, this U of M student is looking for ways to help students like him 03/22/2022

Driven by his own disability, this U of M student is looking for ways to help students like him

A junior at the UofM, Logan Bomar is studying in the biomedical engineering program where he has the opportunity to see a solution for every problem and spends a lot of his time building prosthetics for other people with disabilities.

Driven by his own disability, this U of M student is looking for ways to help students like him A junior at the UofM, Logan Bomar is studying in the biomedical engineering program where he has the opportunity to see a solution for every problem and spends a lot

U of M community weighs in on Women's History Month 03/21/2022

U of M community weighs in on Women's History Month

As Women’s History Month rolls back around, the question arises: in today’s feminist era, is the month even still relevant or needed?

U of M community weighs in on Women's History Month As Women’s History Month rolls back around, the question arises: in today’s feminist era, is the month even still relevant or needed?

Tigers continue good play ahead of American Conference Opener 03/21/2022

Tigers continue good play ahead of American Conference Opener

The Memphis Tigers' fast start continued through their recent 9 game stretch, which included matchups against Alabama A&M, Nicholls University, Ole Miss, Samford and Arkansas State.

Tigers continue good play ahead of American Conference Opener The Memphis Tigers' fast start continued through their recent 9 game stretch, which included matchups against Alabama A&M, Nicholls University, Ole Miss, Samford and Arkansas State.

Podcast: The Helmsman Review 03/19/2022 03/19/2022

Podcast: The Helmsman Review 03/19/2022

Happy gameday, Tigers! Today @jhallmemphis brings you a story about a record shop opening downtown and details UCW's fight for graduate assistants.

Podcast: The Helmsman Review 03/19/2022 After winning war for a livable wage, UCW is gearing up for next battle // By Aaron Fleming (0:48) River City Records: A success story // Written & Reported by

Nenon as stepping down as U of M provost, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences to take over 03/19/2022

Nenon as stepping down as U of M provost, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences to take over

Dr. Thomas Nenon, provost for the University of Memphis, will be stepping down from his role, according to emails sent out to faculty and staff from both Nenon and Tammy Hedges, the university’s vice president for university relations.

Nenon as stepping down as U of M provost, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences to take over Dr. Thomas Nenon, provost for the University of Memphis, will be stepping down from his role, according to emails sent out to faculty and staff from both Nenon and Tammy

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